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Albert Pujols ties Jim Thome for 7th on all-time HR list

ANAHEIM, CA - JUNE 28: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Designated hitter Albert Pujols (5) celebrates after the Angels defeated the Dodgers on a run earned by a throwing error by Los Angeles Dodgers Catcher Yasmani Grandal (9) (not pictured) during a Major League Baseball game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on June 28, 2017 at Angel Stadium of Anaheim in Anaheim, CA. The Angels defeated the Dodgers 3-2. (Photo by Chris Williams/Icon Sportswire)
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Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols just keeps on slugging his way up the all-time home run list. On Wednesday night, he added two more home runs to his total, Nos. 611 and 612, tying him with Jim Thome for seventh in the history of the game.

His first blast secured him a 20-home run campaign in 2017, the 16th time in his 17-year career he has reached that mark.

He’ll need just one more home run over the season’s final month to pass Thome and hold down seventh all by himself.



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